Fassbinder : the life and work of a provocative genius /

An artist who achieved radical subjectivity and wide audience appeal, Rainer Werner Fassbinder helped put the new German cinema on the international map. This text follows his life and career until his death in 1982.

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Main Author: Braad Thomsen, Christian, 1940-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:London ; Boston : Faber and Faber, 1997.
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Main Author:Braad Thomsen, Christian, 1940-
Summary:An artist who achieved radical subjectivity and wide audience appeal, Rainer Werner Fassbinder helped put the new German cinema on the international map. This text follows his life and career until his death in 1982.

This is an attempt to illuminate the complexities of the work of the German film-maker, Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Prior to his death in 1982 he had made 44 films in 14 years, seeking to reconcile his own artistic demands with the desire of an audience to be entertained.

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Physical Description:x, 358 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Filmography: pages 320-347.
Plays: pages 348-349.
Radio plays: page 350.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-353) and index.
ISBN:0571178421 (hbk.)
9780571178421 (hbk.)